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Singing River to open The Clinic at Walmart

PASCAGOULA — Walmart and Singing River Health System (SRHS) have announced The Clinic at Walmart operated by SRHS. The clinic will open Nov. 7 inside the Walmart in Pascagoula. The walk-in health clinic is the first owned and operated by SRHS in a Walmart. The clinic will treat common health ailments and offer routine services. “By joining with Walmart to ...

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PRCC breaks ground for performing arts center

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College officials broke ground yesterday for the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Performing Arts. More than a decade in the planning, the facility will showcase PRCC’s fine arts programs and provide a venue for performances by local, regional and national groups. Construction on the $10.4-million center is set to begin early next month by ...

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Trinity Offshore christens two new tugboats

GULFPORT — Two new tugboats have been christened at Trinity Offshore in Gulfport will soon be escorting ships transporting natural gas from Angola, West Africa into the Port of Pascagoula. The motor vessels “Constellation” and “Stars and Stripes” are owned by Signet Maritime Corporation. The tugs are named after two past America’s Cup winners. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., spoke ...

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Sunken barge loaded with iron ore raised

MISSISSIPPI RIVER — Inland Salvage Inc. of New Orleans has successfully completed the salvage of a hopper barge loaded with iron ore that was damaged and sunk during a collision on the Mississippi River near Waggaman, La. The 195-foot hopper barge was struck by a north-bound bulker while tied up in the fleet. The resulting damage caused the barge to ...

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Officials mark startup of first gas-to-electricity project

STARKVILLE — With Mississippi looking to produce more domestic energy from renewable resources, government officials, utility and GE representatives gathered yesterday at the Golden Triangle Regional Landfill in northeastern Mississippi to mark the commercial start-up of the state’s first landfill gas-to-electricity (LFGTE) project that will support the regional grid. Owned by the Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority (GTRSWMA), ...

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Parkway unveils new senior management team

JACKSON — Parkway Properties Inc. has appointed Charles T. Cannada chairman of Parkway’s board of directors, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Cannada will replace Parkway’s current executive chairman James R. Heistand, who will become Parkway’s permanent president and CEO on the same date. As previously announced, Steven G. Rogers will be stepping down as the company’s current president and CEO Dec. ...

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Old Capitol Green signs leases, calls on city to act

JACKSON — Carlton A. Brown, founding partner and COO of Full Spectrum South, yesterday announced the first retail business leases for the Old Capitol Green project in Jackson with 65 percent of the retail spaces committed as well as leases to fill 52 percent of the project’s first commercial office building. Full Spectrum of NY is the master developer of ...

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Maryland telemarketer fined $490K by PSC

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has fined Joel Katz, d/b/a Fast To Market Corp., of Baltimore Md., a total of $490,000 for violations of the Mississippi No-Call law and rules associated with enforcing the law. Commissioner Brandon Presley said Katz violated the No-Call law by failing to register and purchase the list and for contacting consumers that had ...

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Dave Ramsey Book Tour Hits Mississippi

JACKSON- Bestselling author, financial coach and syndicated radio host Dave Ramsey visits Jackson as part of his cross country “EntreLeadership” book tour. Local small business enthusiasts share their thoughts with MBJ-TV.

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